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. >> that is the local television anchor everybody is talking about this morning. jennifer livingston and her on-air response to a viewer who said she was a bad example for young girls because she is overweight. she's going to tell us why she felt the need to respond on air in a moment. it is 8:00 now on this wednesday morning, the 3rd day of october, 2012. i'm savannah guthrie alongside david gregory in for matt this week and mr. al roker. what else do we have coming up? >> a great survival story, an incredible story that was actually caught on tape. great because it is a survival tale. two guys forced to crash land in the gulf of mexico when their plane caught fire. they spent hours in the water, as you can see, waiting for rescue, documenting it all on an ipad. this morning those survivors are here with us for an exclusive live interview. they will tell us of their tales. >> wow. and then some more of our simple savvy silly tips. this one actually from a homeowner, justin from omaha, nebraska. tired of tangled cords. put them in a used old paper tube. >> that's clever. >> we'll have more of t
than a number on a scale. >> that's jennifer livingston. she works for a television station in wisconsin. she turned that letter into a bullying cry. >> here's one viewer's response -- >>> 7:20. a christian legal group defense group is now challenging came's new law that bans therapy that tries to turn gay or lesbian teenagers straight. the conservative pacific justice institute has asked a federal judge in sacramento to rule that the law is unconstitutional. the governor signed the law on saturday. >>> california's central coast is being invaded by bugs. >> it can be really hard to find -- they can be really hard to find because they are really small. >> scientists say the bugs are taking a big bite out of broccoli, cabbage kale and -- cabbage and kale. they say the bugs look like lady bugs but can easily destroy -- destroy a crop. >>> tmz posted this video on its website between nikki minage. she's heard cursing autocarie. auditions were -- cursing mariah carey. >>> and color wie kardashian and mario lopez will be the new "x" factor -- and khloe kardashian and mario lopez
. >>> we have more reaction in support of jennifer livingston. she's the long-time wisconsin news anchor who respondeon air from an e-mail from a viewer criticizing her weight. here's what livingston had to say. >> i am a grown woman and luckily for me, i have a very thick skin. literally, as that e-mail pointed out, and otherwise. and that man's words mean nothing to me. but what really angers me about this is there are children who don't know better. who get e-mails as critical as the one i received or in many cases even worse, each and every day. the internet has become a weapon. our schools have become a battleground. and this behavior is learned. it is passed down from people like the man who wrote me that e-mail. if you are at home and talking about the fat news lady, guess what? your children are probably going to go to school and call someone fat. >> well, the man who wrote the initial e-mail to livingston has responded, too. he wrote back saying his message had nothing to do with bullying. that quote, obesity is one of the worst choices a person can make. and he urged livingst
to call it to bullying. the viewer accused jennifer livingston of being a poor example to young girls. why? because she's overweight. she said while the e-mail was hurtful to her, she's more concerned about children who are bullied. >> if you are at home and you were talking about the fat news lady, guess what? your children are probably going to go to school and call someone fat. we need to teach our kids how to be kind, not critical. and we need to do that by example. >> atta girl! that was fantastic. livingston also said she was comforted so many people reached out to support her with very kind words once that e-mail was made public. >> don't mess with news anchors. >> that's right. >>> time to take you down, down to toon town. the corporate network is celebrating its 20th network with a video showing you the evolution of toon. take a look. >> ah! >> zoinks! >> now the network launched in 1992 with the $320 million purchase of the library and that includes tom and jerry. >>> and in sports anything can happen on the sports rink. one player was so excited about celebrating a goal he celeb
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